Definition of Test

1. Noun. Trying something to find out about it. "A trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"

Exact synonyms: Trial, Trial Run, Tryout
Generic synonyms: Experiment, Experimentation
Specialized synonyms: Field Test, Field Trial, Alpha Test, Beta Test, Road Test, Trial Balloon
Derivative terms: Try, Try Out, Try Out



2. Verb. Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to. "Test this recipe"
Exact synonyms: Essay, Examine, Prove, Try, Try Out
Generic synonyms: Evaluate, Judge, Pass Judgment
Specialized synonyms: Control, Verify, Float, Field-test
Derivative terms: Examination, Examination, Examination, Examiner, Testing, Trial, Trier, Tryout

3. Noun. Any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc. "The test was standardized on a large sample of students"

4. Verb. Test or examine for the presence of disease or infection. "Screen the blood for the HIV virus"
Exact synonyms: Screen
Generic synonyms: Check

5. Noun. A set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge. "When the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"

6. Verb. Examine someone's knowledge of something. "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs"
Exact synonyms: Quiz
Generic synonyms: Examine
Derivative terms: Quiz, Quizzer, Testee, Tester, Testing

7. Noun. The act of undergoing testing. "Candidates must compete in a trial of skill"
Exact synonyms: Trial
Generic synonyms: Attempt, Effort, Endeavor, Endeavour, Try
Derivative terms: Try

8. Verb. Show a certain characteristic when tested. "He tested positive for HIV"
Generic synonyms: Be
Derivative terms: Testing

9. Noun. The act of testing something. "He called each flip of the coin a new trial"

10. Verb. Achieve a certain score or rating on a test. "She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"
Generic synonyms: Score

11. Noun. A hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins.
Generic synonyms: Cover, Covering, Natural Covering

12. Verb. Determine the presence or properties of (a substance).
Generic synonyms: Ascertain, Check, Determine, Find Out, Learn, See, Watch
Derivative terms: Testing

13. Verb. Undergo a test. "She doesn't test well"
Generic synonyms: Submit, Take
Related verbs: Quiz
Derivative terms: Testee

Definition of Test

1. n. A cupel or cupelling hearth in which precious metals are melted for trial and refinement.

2. v. t. To refine, as gold or silver, in a test, or cupel; to subject to cupellation.

3. n. A witness.

4. v. i. To make a testament, or will.

5. n. The external hard or firm covering of many invertebrate animals.

Definition of Test

1. Noun. (cricket) (sometimes test) a Test match ¹

2. Noun. A challenge. ¹

3. Noun. (context: academia) An examination, given often during the academic term. ¹

4. Noun. A session in which a product or piece of equipment is examined under everyday or extreme conditions to evaluate its durability, etc. ¹

5. Noun. (cricket normally “Test”) A Test match. ¹

6. Noun. (marine biology) The external calciferous shell, or endoskeleton, of an echinoderm, e.g. sand dollars and sea urchins.Two sea urchin tests ¹

7. Verb. To challenge. ¹

8. Verb. (context: Academics) To administer or assign an examination that is given often during the academic term. ¹

9. Verb. To place a product or piece of equipment under everyday and/or extreme conditions and examine it for its durability, etc. ¹

10. Verb. (context: copulative) To be shown to be by test. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Test

1. to subject to an examination [v -ED, -ING, -S] : TESTABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Test

1. 1. A significant chemical reaction. 2. A reagent. For specific test. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Test

tessellating
tessellation
tessellations
tessera
tesseract
tesseracts
tesseradecade
tesseradecades
tesserae
tesseraic
tesseral
tessitura
tessituras
tessiture
tessular
test (current term)
test-cross
test-drive
test-fly
test-paper
test-retest method
test-retest reliability
test-tube baby
test anxiety scale
test ban
test bed
test bench
test card
test cards
test case

Other Resources:

Search for Test on Dictionary.com!Search for Test on Thesaurus.com!Search for Test on Google!Search for Test on Wikipedia!

Search